News Roundup: Coffee Grounds, Flame Retardant Deceptions and the Plug-in Minivan!

Tweet Pin It Throughout the week we share a number of “green” stories and articles on the Green Lifestyle Consulting’s Facebook Timeline and through our twitter account @grnlifestyle. Here are a few stories that particularly caught our attention this week. Coffee grounds around carrot plant 20 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds and Tea LeavesThis article […]

Elizabeth Warren on the Importance of Renewable Energy

Tweet Pin It Elizabeth Warren inspires me and gives me hope, each time I hear her speak.  This time Elizabeth Warren spoke passionately about the importance of caring for the environment and the development of renewable energy at an Earth Day event on Sunday. It was my second opportunity to hear her speak at a small event […]

Single-Stream Recycling, Potatoes, Taxes and More

Tweet Pin It Throughout the week we share a number of articles and posts by others on the Green Lifestyle Consulting’s Facebook Timeline and through our twitter account @grnlifestyle.  Here are a few items that particularly caught our attention this week: Waste Management Single-Stream Recycling: Take a Tour of our Philadelphia MRF – Waste Management – We have single stream […]

Join Us For Earth Hour 2012

Tweet Pin It Join us for Earth Hour 2012!When: 8:30-9:30PM March 31, 2012 – Your local time!Where:  Anywhere & Everywhere! Earth Hour is a global awareness initiative that we can all participate in to raise awareness about climate change.  Millions of people around the world turn off their lights to show that they support action […]

Voting Everyday – Make It Count!

Tweet Pin It Major election happen once a year or less, so please make your vote count and take environmental and social issues into account when you cast your ballot this November.  Did you also know that you vote each and everyday when you choose to buy or not buy things? With the choices you […]

What’s Wrong with Newt Gingrich’s $2.50 per Gallon Gas Plan

Tweet Pin It I’m shocked to hear myself say this, but Newt Gingrich made several good points in his “$2.50 per Gallon Gasoline, Energy Independence and Jobs.” address recently. He wants to “Unleash the American people.”  He wants to have “the American people develop so much new energy that we [are], in fact, no longer […]

Don’t Delay on Climate Action!

Tweet Pin It Photo by Julian Koschorke for Speak Your Mind Please sign this urgent petition by 350.org calling for the US to not push for a delay on Climate Action until 2020.  The world can’t wait to act! We can’t wait to act!  Please sign it now. Sign USA: Don’t Delay on Climate Action! […]

Greening Black Friday

Tweet Pin It Black Friday has turned into a huge event in the United States. Retailers have even gone as far this year to start their sales on Thanksgiving Day.  You and I can turn Black Friday Green.  For starters, really consider whether you need any items before you go out to shop the sales.  […]

Political Action vs. Individual Choice – What will Solve the Climate Change Problem?

Tweet Pin It A recent article on Grist caught my attention because of the title: Green lifestyle choices won’t solve the climate problem. As I read through the article it touched on a topic we’ve discussed before, roll your own carbon offsets.  We have since moved away from doing our own carbon offset fund, primarily […]

The DIAPER Act – Helping the Working Poor Afford Diapers

Tweet Pin It This is a summary of information provided by Jennifer Labit of Cotton Babies on the Diaper Investment and Aid to Promote Economic Recovery (“DIAPER”) Act (H.R. 3134), sponsored by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT). Some parents can’t afford to work because they can’t afford diapers. Did you know that some parents can’t work, […]